D C Grabowski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for transferring nursing home residents to the community
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1762-71. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Does an increase in the Medicaid reimbursement rate improve nursing home quality?
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S84-93. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in state nursing home payment policies
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly licensure laws and motor vehicle fatalities
    David C Grabowski
    Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    JAMA 291:2840-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of Medicaid payment, private-pay price and nursing home quality
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:5-26. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The admission of blacks to high-deficiency nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care 42:456-64. 2004
  7. pmc The effect of state regulations on motor vehicle fatalities for younger and older drivers: a review and analysis
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Milbank Q 79:517-45, iii-iv. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Medicaid reimbursement and the quality of nursing home care
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    J Health Econ 20:549-69. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Competitive spillovers across non-profit and for-profit nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 330 RPHB 1655 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Econ 22:1-22. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The market for long-term care services
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Inquiry 45:58-74. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for transferring nursing home residents to the community
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1762-71. 2007
    ..States with lower investment in community alternatives had higher proportions of low-care nursing home residents...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does an increase in the Medicaid reimbursement rate improve nursing home quality?
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S84-93. 2001
    ..This study evaluated how the Medicaid reimbursement rate may influence a home's decision to provide quality under CON and moratoria...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in state nursing home payment policies
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Although these findings can be interpreted with some optimism from a nursing home financing perspective, areas of concern remain for state nursing home policy during the next several years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly licensure laws and motor vehicle fatalities
    David C Grabowski
    Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    JAMA 291:2840-6. 2004
    ..Little is known about how state-level driver licensure laws, such as in-person renewal, vision tests, road tests, and the frequency of license renewal relate to the older driver traffic fatality rate...
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of Medicaid payment, private-pay price and nursing home quality
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:5-26. 2004
    ..When compared to the earlier literature, these new findings are attributed to changes over time in the market for nursing home care related to the growth in nursing home substitutes...
  6. ncbi request reprint The admission of blacks to high-deficiency nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care 42:456-64. 2004
    ..Deficiencies are evaluations of poor quality made by state surveyors under the federal nursing home certification regulations...
  7. pmc The effect of state regulations on motor vehicle fatalities for younger and older drivers: a review and analysis
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Milbank Q 79:517-45, iii-iv. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Medicaid reimbursement and the quality of nursing home care
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    J Health Econ 20:549-69. 2001
    ..Although this paper does find some evidence of excess demand within the market for nursing home care, this new finding is attributed to a decline in nursing home utilization over the last two decades...
  9. ncbi request reprint Competitive spillovers across non-profit and for-profit nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 330 RPHB 1655 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Econ 22:1-22. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that non-profits serve as a quality signal for uninformed nursing home consumers...
  10. ncbi request reprint The market for long-term care services
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Inquiry 45:58-74. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc The effect of state medicaid case-mix payment on nursing home resident acuity
    Zhanlian Feng
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, 2 Stimson Avenue, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1317-36. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between Medicaid case-mix payment and nursing home resident acuity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Systemwide implications of the repeal of the national maximum speed limit
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:180-9. 2007
    ..However, we found very little support for any decrease in rural noninterstate driving or fatalities following the adoption of higher speed limits on rural interstates...
  13. pmc Ownership conversions and nursing home performance
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1184-203. 2008
    ..To examine the effects of ownership conversions on nursing home performance...
  14. pmc Medicaid nursing home payment and the role of provider taxes
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School
    Med Care Res Rev 65:514-27. 2008
    ..A recent proposal to cap provider taxes, if enacted, may lead to a decrease in Medicaid payment rates for nursing home care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Graduated drivers license programs and rural teenage motor vehicle fatalities
    Michael A Morrisey
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Rural Health 22:300-7. 2006
    ..Graduated drivers license (GDL) programs have been shown to reduce motor vehicle fatalities among 15- to 17-year-olds. However, the 20 most rural states have been the least likely to enact more stringent GDL policies...
  16. pmc Moral hazard in nursing home use
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    J Health Econ 26:560-77. 2007
    ..From a policy perspective, this finding indicates that changes in overall Medicaid generosity will not have large effects on utilization...
  17. ncbi request reprint The strength of graduated drivers license programs and fatalities among teen drivers and passengers
    Michael A Morrisey
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, Injury Control Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:135-41. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing and teen traffic fatalities
    Thomas S Dee
    Department of Economics, Swarthmore College, PA 19081, USA
    J Health Econ 24:571-89. 2005
    ..And we find no evidence that these benefits were attenuated by an increase in fatality risks during the full-licensure period available to older teens...
  19. pmc The relationship of Medicaid payment rates, bed constraint policies, and risk-adjusted pressure ulcers
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:793-812. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of Medicaid reimbursement rates on nursing home quality in the presence of certificate-of-need (CON) and construction moratorium laws...
  20. ncbi request reprint State motor vehicle laws and older drivers
    Michael A Morrisey
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Health Econ 14:407-19. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The economic implications of case-mix Medicaid reimbursement for nursing home care
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Inquiry 39:258-78. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of CON repeal on Medicaid nursing home and long-term care expenditures
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Inquiry 40:146-57. 2003
    ..In the context of declining occupancy rates within the nursing home market, this study provides strong evidence that states have little to fear in terms of increased expenditures with the repeal of CON and moratorium laws...
  23. ncbi request reprint Medicaid payment and risk-adjusted nursing home quality measures
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:243-52. 2004
    ..Higher payment was associated with lower incidence of pressure ulcers and physical restraints but not daily pain. Quality of nursing home care may suffer if budget shortfalls force state legislatures to freeze or reduce Medicaid rates...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nursing homes with persistent high and low quality
    David C Grabowski
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:89-115. 2004
    ..Their results further show that public reimbursement and asymmetric information are both important factors in explaining why low quality persists over time in certain facilities...
  25. pmc Medicare and Medicaid: conflicting incentives for long-term care
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Milbank Q 85:579-610. 2007
    ..With the aging baby boom generation and projected federal and state budget shortfalls, this issue will be a continuing focus of policymakers in the coming decades...
  26. ncbi request reprint Medicaid payment rates, case-mix reimbursement, and nursing home staffing--1996-2004
    Zhanlian Feng
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 46:33-40. 2008
    ..We examined the impact of state Medicaid payment rates and case-mix reimbursement on direct care staffing levels in US nursing homes...
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of nursing home hospitalization: a review of the literature
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:3-39. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the existing literature asserts that nursing home hospitalizations are frequent, often preventable, and related to facility practices and state Medicaid policies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Consumer complaints and nursing home quality
    David C Grabowski
    Med Care 43:99-101. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Differences in hospice care between home and institutional settings
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1040-7. 2007
    ..To compare hospice care delivered at home with hospice care delivered in institutional settings, such as the nursing home...
  30. ncbi request reprint The costs and potential savings associated with nursing home hospitalizations
    David C Grabowski
    Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1753-61. 2007
    ..These data highlight the potential for cost savings associated with programs designed to reduce these potentially avoidable hospitalizations from the nursing home setting...
  31. pmc Hospitalization of nursing home residents: the effects of states' Medicaid payment and bed-hold policies
    Orna Intrator
    Brown University, Box G ST2, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1651-71. 2007
    ..Economic constraints imposed by payers of care, predominantly Medicaid policies, are hypothesized to impact hospitalizations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Eye care in the United States: do we deliver to high-risk people who can benefit most from it?
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE K 10, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:411-8. 2007
    ..To estimate the levels of self-reported access of eye care services in the nation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nursing home staffing and quality under the nursing home reform act
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Gerontologist 44:13-23. 2004
    ..We examine whether the Nursing Home Reform Act (NHRA) improved nursing home staffing and quality...
  34. pmc Effect of educational level and minority status on nursing home choice after hospital discharge
    Joseph Angelelli
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 1680 2500, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1249-53. 2006
    ..We examine the validity of this assumption by testing whether minority/less educated Medicare patients are at greater risk of being discharged from a hospital to the lowest-quality nursing homes in a geographic area...
  35. ncbi request reprint Factor substitution in nursing homes
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Health Econ 25:234-47. 2006
    ..The results from the IV models yield evidence of factor substitution: higher nursing home wages are associated with greater use of psychoactive drugs and lower quality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Obesity and mortality in elderly nursing home residents
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1184-9. 2005
    ..A number of studies have analyzed the relationship of obesity and mortality in community-dwelling elderly persons, but little work has analyzed this issue within the institutionalized elderly population...